Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

Clinician- IICAPS Sign on Bonus

Master’s degree in Marriage and Family, Clinical Counseling, or equivalent. Must be licensed or license eligible. Perform evaluations and treatment of children, parents, and families Carry a case load of 8 to 9 cases; averaging 5.5 hours of direct service per week per case. Provides psycho therapeutic services to families through individual, family, group or play therapy to promote change in the family system.

Job Coach- Work to Learn

Bacelor's level candidate able to work both independently and as a team. Must be reliable and passionate about working with at risk teens. Detail oriented, organized, and able to balance case management while overseeing a youth run business. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Bilingual preferred

MDFT Clinician-Sign on Bonus

Master's Degree in social work. The MDFT program is a family focused, ecologically oriented evidence based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or with disruptive behaviors and/or comorbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse. MDFT is designed to reduce the influence of factors that place a child/adolescent at risk for substance abuse while strengthening the presence of protective factors, such as supporting a positive parent-child relationship.

Mental Health Worker

BA or Associates Degree. Provides support for youth in one of our 24/7 residences. Previous experience working with youth in a clinical setting preferred. Various Shifts Available. Must be able to work in inclement weather and be mandated to stay if necessary

Mentor- Per Diem/Part Time

Associates Level. The Youth Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations.

Milieu Nurse

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.

Milieu Nurse-Part Time HAMILTON

The Nurse provides and oversees health care needs for children in the HAMILTON Program. Completes nursing assessments on all new admissions and provides healthcare programming on the unit including healthcare groups. Oversees the administration of all medications.

Milieu Nurse-per Diem

RN to provide services to our Kids Inn and Safe Haven program. Must be a Registered Nurse for State of CT who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Prior psychiatric nursing experience working in a group living program, serving children is preferred.

Paraeducator/MHW

Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Specialized Services School Social Worker

Master's level social worker to work in our therapeutic day school. Social worker would provide clinical interventions and case management services to special education students consistent with their IEP service plan. Minimum two years experience working with children and families in a clinical setting. 3. Must be certified or eligible for certification by the State Department of Education as a School Social Worker, Counselor or Psychologist (if not certified, application for State Department of Education certification must be completed before date of hire, with copy of application on file in personnel office) Bi-lingual desired.

MST-PSB Clinician (Bilingual)

Bilingual Clinician to provide in home intensive community based clinical services to families of youth with problem sexual behavioral difficulties utilizing MST-PSB, an evidenced based treatment model. Duties include assessment, treatment, advocacy, and collaboration with community partners. Therapist must be willing work flexible hours, participate in 24-hour on-call rotation, and provide interventions in the home and community. MST-PSB places significant emphasis on clinician development and ongoing training, and supervision in utilizing the MST model is provided.

Special Education Teacher-Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.

Vice President of Quality Assurance and Compliance

Vice President of Quality Assurance and Compliance to develop and ensure the implementation of the agency's Quality Assurance, Risk and Compliance plans. The VP develops and implements strategic objectives for quality improvement and compliance programs. Master's degree in behavioral health discipline (LCSW, PhD, MSN) or business or advanced health care degree(MBA, MPH) or equivalent health care degree/license required. 5 years experience in compliance and quality assurance in a behavioral health or health care setting. Demonstrated knowledge of Medicaid regulations preferred.

Senior Clinical Director

BGV continues to expand its programs and services and is need of highly experienced and qualified individuals at the Director level. The services in need encompass 3 major areas including Permanency Planning, Behavioral Health and Juvenile Justice. We are looking for licensed MA level staff with experience supervising staff and implementing programs to join our team. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

Lead Paraeducator/MHW

The Lead Paraeducator is considered a leader within the classroom who provides direct care support, in the moment feedback and direction and is a role model for the Paraeducator/MHW in regards to behavior management, and supports educational and clinical services for the clients in the Charles F. Hayden School. When school is not in session the lead para educator has the opportunity to work in the shelter as a MHW. Must have Associates or Bachelors

Director of Human Resources

The HR Director is responsible for multiple Human Resources processes, policies and protocols for all staff with the direction from the Vice President of HR. This includes but it not limited to the recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to source, recruit, hire and on-board staff and interns, managing benefits enrollment, administering employee data via the HRIS and other employee issues as needed.

IFP Family Worker

Bachelors level IFP Worker provides case management, improves parental capacity, builds and assists in utilizing natural supports, assesses caregivers’ ability to keep children safe, and responds to crises. Staff provides concrete interventions to address safety concerns and improve family functioning to minimize risk factors that put a child at risk of removal.

Milieu Supervisor

Associates level Milieu Supervisor in the Kids INN and Safe Haven residencies to ensure a safe, clean, structured and orderly unit where therapeutic programming and behavior management can be implemented. Supervisor is also responsible for providing supervision to the mental health workers and assisting them in providing a nurturing environment. A Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field or an Associates with at least 3 years of experience working with psychiatric population or children in congregate care. Bi-lingual preferred.